We are delivering a wonderful variety of local fishes fresh every day, seafood that is tasty and nutritious!Modern nutritional guidelines recommend two ormore seafood meals each week for good health.
Healthy Omega 3 Oils
Most seafood contains Omega 3 polyunsaturated oil, oil which is unique to seafood. Omega 3 oils assist in blood circulation by lowering blood fats and preventing blood clot formation. This aids blood circulation and researchers believe it reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. Research also indicates the Omega 3 oil in fish acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and so may reduce the risk of a wide range of health problems, including asthma, pulmonary disease, rheumatoid arthritis,multiple sclerosis, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease.
High in Protein and low in fat and cholesterol
A single serve of fish or other seafood (150 grams) provides 50%-60% of daily protein needs for an adult.All seafood is low in fat – less than 5% fat.All seafood is low in cholesterol with 2 exceptions, prawns and squid. However the beneficial omega 3 oils offset the higher amounts of cholesterol in these foods they contain. In comparison with meat, most seafood has similar levels of cholesterol, but only a fraction of the saturated fat. For example, a 150-gram of fish has less than 1 gram of fat and most of this fat is polyunsaturated.
High in Vitamins and Minerals
Seafood is an excellent source of vitamins including iodine, which is essential for the thyroid gland functioning, iron for red cell formation, and zinc is required for wound healing. They are especially rich in niacin, essential for a healthy skin and for the release of energy in the body and vitamin B complex needed for metabolic processes. Oysters, mussels and scallops are excellent sources of iron and zinc. Seafood is also a supplier of phosphorus, a mineral needed for strong bones and teeth.Also for Potassium, essential for muscles and nerves and for controlling blood pressure. It is essential for the intake of vitamin B-group vitamins to be used effectively. Also small quantities of many other essential minerals: including magnesium.